Above: jennifer lawrence and bradley cooper in david o russell’s silver linings playbookimage courtesy of the weinstein company the razor-thin edge between comedy and drama is a line very few filmmakers have successfully navigated. In david o russell’s silver linings playbook, pat solitano returns to his childhood home in philadelphia years after a violent episode that helped end his marriage and earned him a stretch in a psychiatric hospital. Details about silver linings playbook (two-disc combo blu-ray) used, david o russell. Silver linings playbook makes comic hay from bipolar illness, early death, sexual adventurism, self-improvement binges, football fanaticism, degenerate gambling and father-son estrangement, as one would expect from latter-day russell movies.
Find movie and film cast and crew information for silver linings playbook (2012) - david o russell on allmovie. Silver linings playbook – review 3 out of 5 stars it may be more rom and less com, but david o russell's quirky film about mental illness is surefooted and amusing, writes peter bradshaw. Based on a book with the same title written by matthew quick, the movie “silver linings playbook” is a 2012 american rom-com drama that is written and directed by david o russell (also the director of the film “the fighter”, an oscar-winning boxing drama.
Hollywood director david o russell joined a bipartisan group of senators and mental health professionals on thursday to introduce legislation to improve and expand national mental health services. In order to tell silver linings playbook’s highly personal story — the director’s son has mood disorders — russell opted to shoot on 35mm film on-location in a house and in a philadelphia neighborhood. In bradley cooperin a mental institution in silver linings playbook (2012) the dramedy was directed by david o russell and costarred jennifer lawrence, both of whom became frequent collaborators. Silver linings playbook film, drama 4 out of 5 stars in david o russell’s new comedy, i actually found silver linings to be somewhat bitter sweet, with, as the reviewer commented. Reps for the film tell us on christmas day, “silver linings playbook” will be expanding to 700 screens it’s certainly not a typical wide release yet, but it’s a sign that twc are opening.
Director david o russell talks 'silver linings playbook' and what it means to him mark hughes contributor i opinions expressed by forbes contributors are their own. Silver lining playbook review in the film silver lining playbook, directed by david o russell and starring bradley cooper and jennifer lawrence, a character by the name of pat solatano jr is introduced with the bipolar disorder. If silver linings playbook, about a bipolar man returning to his family after a stint in a mental institution, rings with authenticity, it may have something to do with the director and one of. Critics consensus: silver linings playbook walks a tricky thematic tightrope, but david o russell's sensitive direction and some sharp work from a talented cast gives it true balance 16+ common sense. David o russell's hit film, silver linings playbook, was originally a gift for his son, matthew, 18, who has bipolar disorder but with eight oscar nominations, including best picture, director.
David o russell's silver linings playbook, starring bradley cooper as bipolar pat and jennifer lawrence as widow tiffany — along with robert deniro as pat's ocd, eagles-obsessed dad jacki. David o russell, writer: silver linings playbook david owen russell is an american film writer, director, and producer, known for a cinema of intense, tragi-comedic characters whose love of life can surpass dark circumstances faced in very specific worlds. Silver linings playbook is a bright, sweet and genuinely funny movie bradley cooper and jennifer lawrence are an absolute blast and carry this film superbly the story is engaging and witty and has the right amount of sentiment balanced with laughs. Silver linings playbook pat peoples has lost everything: his homes, job and even wife he now returns to live with his parents after 8 months in a mental hospital pat is determined to rebuild his life, trying to live optimism and reconciliation with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances that can make them apart.
Opening nov 21, silver linings playbook is the latest teeming organism from writer and director david o russell, whose films include flirting with disaster, three kings and, two years ago. Written and directed by david o russell (the fighter), silver linings playbook is about a man, played by bradley cooper (limitless, the hangover), who was just released from an eight month stint in a psychiatric hospital. Stress is the engine that makes david o russell’s comedies go, like a bunsen burner set under unstable human chemistry yet silver linings playbook is pleasing, for thoughts on, and a place to discuss, plot details not talked about in this review, visit silver linings playlist’s. Silver linings playbook is not necessarily a movie you'd expect from david o russell it's a sweet film, and sweet is not the first word most people associate with russell, the director of.
First look: david o russell's 'american hustle' following the success of 'the fighter' and 'silver linings playbook,' russell heads back into the the heart of awards season with 'american hustle. Silver linings playbook is a 2012 american romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by david o russell it was adapted from matthew quick ’s 2008 novel the silver linings playbook the film stars bradley cooper and jennifer lawrence , with robert de niro , jacki weaver , chris tucker , anupam kher , and julia stiles in supporting roles. The toughest scene i wrote: david o russell on silver linings playbook by kyle buchanan in this recurring feature, vulture speaks to the screenwriters of 2012’s most notable movies about the. David o russell talking about jennifer lawrence's 'silver linings playbook' oscar win and her auditioning for the film the director tears up as he describes working with the oscar winner, says a.
The movie ‘silver linings playbook’, filmed in 2012 and directed by david o russel, follows the life story of pat solitano, a former teacher who is released from a mental insituation and places significant importance on his getting his life back togther.